About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Could Miles Morales Take Over ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Films?

    Posted Sunday, May 4th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Sony Pictures has big plans for Spider-Man. The studio looks to be taking a similar approach as Marvel Studios in that they’re building a cinematic universe around their iconic superhero franchise. Not only will we be seeing two sequels to ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, but there will also be spinoffs ‘Venom’ and ‘The Sinister Six’. […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ #4

    Posted Sunday, May 4th, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -4

    With one of their own in danger, the crew of Serenity is now in rescue mission mode. However, they’re one experienced lieutenant short of successfully saving Zoe from Alliance imprisonment. That’s when Captain Mal Reynolds throws a curveball that no one could have seen coming. When we last left the gang in ‘Serenity: Leaves on […]

  • Marc Webb Discusses HUGE ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Spoilers

    Posted Sunday, May 4th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4

    Sony’s latest Marvel movie featuring the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler hit cinemas this weekend and crowds have now had a chance to learn the secrets of Electro, the Green Goblin, and Oscorp. If you haven’t seen ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘ yet and don’t want to know about some specifics, then you may want to skip the rest of this article. […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Director Discusses White Walker Surprises

    Posted Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4

    With only ten episodes per season, ‘Game of Thrones’ usually ends every episode with a game-changing reveal that leaves its audience in shock and awe. Continuing in the tradition of weddings being terrible in Westeros, the “Purple Wedding” came and went earlier this season. But even though we’re dealing with the aftermath of that still, […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1

    Posted Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    This has been a huge week for Spider-Man. Not only did his new movie ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ debut this week, but after a year long stint lost in the mind of Doctor Octopus while his former foe controlled his body in ‘Superior Spider-Man’, the real Peter Parker now returns to the pages of Marvel […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow – City of Blood’

    Posted Friday, May 2nd, 2014 08:19 pm GMT -4

    In the wake of the shocking conclusion of last week’s episode, the latest chapter of ‘Arrow’ is a somber one. When we last left Team Arrow, they were forced to take down one of their own and deal with the Mirakuru-fueled rage of Roy Harper. However, Oliver and Sara are at odds over taking the […]

  • Marc Webb Reveals Mary Jane’s Deleted ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Scenes

    Posted Friday, May 2nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    In the original version of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, one of Peter Parker’s most iconic love interests was going to be introduced at some point. Reports indicated that Mary Jane Watson would be making a small appearance in the film to set up for a bigger role the sequel. The part went to ‘The Fault […]

  • Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Friday, May 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in 2012, ‘(500) Days of Summer’ director Marc Webb broke out into the mainstream with ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, a reboot of the classic Marvel hero that explores little known elements of Peter Parker’s life, including the fate of his parents. Now that story continues with the next installment of this Sony Pictures franchise, ‘The […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Nothing Personal’

    Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014 08:36 pm GMT -4

    Last week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ was an incredibly emotional one. With the occupants of the Fridge on the loose, Agent Coulson learns that notorious psychopath Marcus Daniels AKA Blackout was among those who escaped. Assuming that he’d go back to stalking Audrey Nathan AKA The Cellist, Coulson splits up the group to stop […]

  • Tim Blake Nelson Joins ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot

    Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014 04:45 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this year, we learned that 20th Century Fox and Josh Trank had found the leads for the new ‘Fantastic Four’ in the forms of Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell. Since that news got out, things have been mostly quiet on the FF front, but now some new information says […]

  • ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Credits May Or May Not Have Revealed The Sinister Six

    Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014 04:09 pm GMT -4

    Nearly two weeks ago, we learned that a special post-credits scene from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ would be attached to ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. While that’s quite a perplexing turn of events that will most likely not result in an X-Men/Spider-Man crossover, it appears that another film will be teased at the end of […]

  • Hugh Jackman 99.9% Done With X-Men After ‘The Wolverine’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014 01:17 pm GMT -4

    At this point, Hugh Jackman has been playing Wolverine for nearly fifteen years. Ever since ‘X-Men’ premiered in 2000, he has donned the adamantium claws in every installment of the franchise and he’ll do so once again in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ in a few weeks. After that, it’s likely that he’ll stick around […]

  • Mystique Crashes Trask Meeting In New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Clip

    Posted Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 06:49 pm GMT -4

    In just about three weeks, one of the most anticipated superhero movies in recent history hits theaters as Bryan Singer seeks to right some wrongs and bring some of our favorite mutants back into play with ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. But while it’ll be great to see people like Kitty Pryde, Colossus, Iceman, and […]

  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Star Hugh Jackman Fights “Magneto” On WWE Raw

    Posted Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Last week, we learned that Hugh Jackman would be returning to World Wrestling Entertainment to promote his new movie, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. The last time he appeared on Monday Night Raw, he stood in Zack Ryder’s corner and got into an altercation with Dolph Ziggler. This time around, he teamed with Ziggler for […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Still Casting Female Leads

    Posted Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Yesterday, the world woke up to the news that Lucasfilm had announced the cast for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘. There were some very impressive names of excellent up and comers on the list including ‘Attack The Block’ star John Boyega, motion capture extraordinaire Andy Serkis, and ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ stars Adam Driver and […]